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Jewish Orthodoxy in Scotland: Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches and Religious Leadership

Hannah Holtschneider


This book analyses the religious aspects of Jewish acculturation to Scotland through a transnational perspective on migration, focused through an examination of Jewish religious leadership and authority in the international context of Anglophone Jewish history in the first three decades of the twentieth century. Focusing on British Jewish history in the first half of the twentieth century, and on the biography of one significant actor in a so-called ‘provincial’ Jewish community, this monograph explores the development of a central feature of British Jewish religious history: power relations w ... More

Keywords: Acculturation, Anglophone Jewish history, Britain, Jewish religious history, Provinces, Salis Daiches, Scotland, Transnational

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474452595
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452595.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hannah Holtschneider, author
University of Edinburgh